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R. Kelly

Cancels Event Over

'Health Emergency'

6/27/2012 11:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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11:48 AM PT --
Kelly's people tell us ... "Initial indications are that he is suffering from complications from surgery he had last year to treat an abscess on his vocal cords."

Besides the book launch party ... Kelly has also had to bail on the "Jimmy Fallon Show" and canceled an appearance on NBC's "Today" show.

Kelly's people note, "It is unclear how long Kelly may be sidelined."

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R. Kelly
is suffering from a mysterious "health emergency" ... that has caused the singer to cancel an event in New York this evening ... TMZ has learned.

We spoke with Kelly's rep ... who tells us the singer has officially postponed tonight's R. Kelly Book Launch event in NYC "due to a health emergency that has sidelined Mr. Kelly in Chicago."

The rep adds, "We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this has caused."

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31.

c    

Wait, R. Kelley still HAS events to cancel? That’s scary ****.

818 days ago
32.

Big Gay Al    

Hope it's not his prostate. Nobody wants to be be peed on if it's a little trickle.

818 days ago
33.

bunny    

I hope his singing career is over.

818 days ago
34.

Bill C.    

He had an irresistible urge to urinate in a 15 year old girl.

818 days ago
35.

gabbie    

I HOPE HE GETS WELL. MY FAV ARTIST EVER!!!!1

818 days ago
36.

G    

Bye!

818 days ago
37.

LIN    

Does anyone really care about this child molester?? He should be in jail!

818 days ago
38.

harveyismyhero    

Exhaustion & Dehydration. Allegedly.

818 days ago
39.

Jody    

Something tells me he just found out that the IRS has put a lien on his wages.

818 days ago
40.

bboy    

typical R. Kelly move....

818 days ago
41.

Smiley    

And check out his ex-wife Andrea Kelly on Hollywood Exes: www.stylingonabudget.blogspot.com

818 days ago
42.

toshw19    

I hope he gets better soon.

818 days ago
43.

doc9    

UTI!

818 days ago
44.

Chilli     

Yall need to leave my baby daddy alone yall just mad cause he still making money and yall ain't Kells baby shake them haters off of you

817 days ago
45.

GGG    

LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL!!!! Health emergency=vocal cords hahaha!

817 days ago
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